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Machaeranthera canescens (Pursh) A. Gray ssp. canescens var. canescens
hoary tansyaster


General Information
Symbol: MACAC3
Group: Dicot
Family: Asteraceae
Duration: Annual
Biennial
Perennial
Growth Habit: Forb/herb
Native Status: CAN   N
L48   N
Data Source and Documentation
Arizona"California"Idaho"Minnesota"Montana"Nevada"NewNorthOregon"Utah"Wyoming"
Distribution Map
green distribution legend Present blank legend Absent/Unreported

See U.S. county distributions (when available) by clicking on the map or the linked states below:

USA (AZ, CA, CO, IA, ID, MN, MT, ND, NE, NV, NY, OR, SD, UT, WY), CAN (AB, BC, SK)

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Synonyms

Symbol Scientific Name
ASCA25 Aster canescens Pursh
ASCAV3 Aster canescens Pursh var. viscosus (Nutt.) A. Gray
ASGL8 Aster glossophyllus Piper
ASLE21 Aster leiodes S.F. Blake
ASSHG Aster shastensis (A. Gray) A. Gray var. glossophyllus (Piper) Cronquist
ASSHL Aster shastensis (A. Gray) A. Gray var. latifolius Cronquist
DICA18 Dieteria canescens (Pursh) Nutt.
DIDI11 Dieteria divaricata Nutt.
DIPU5 Dieteria pulverulenta Nutt.
DIVI10 Dieteria viscosa Nutt.
MAAN11 Machaeranthera angustifolia Rydb., non Woot. & Standl.
MACAL3 Machaeranthera canescens (Pursh) A. Gray var. latifolia (A. Nelson) S.L. Welsh, non A. Gray
MACAM Machaeranthera canescens (Pursh) A. Gray var. monticola Dorn
MACAV Machaeranthera canescens (Pursh) A. Gray var. viscosa (Nutt.) Piper
MADI7 Machaeranthera divaricata (Nutt.) Greene
MAGL10 Machaeranthera glabella Greene ex Rydb.
MALA11 Machaeranthera latifolia A. Nelson
MALA3 Machaeranthera laetevirens Greene, non Aster laetevirens (Greene) Greene
MALE6 Machaeranthera leptophylla Rydb.
MALI Machaeranthera linearis Rydb., nom. illeg., non Machaeranthera linearis Greene
MAMO5 Machaeranthera montana Greene
MAPA19 Machaeranthera paniculata A. Nelson
MAPI4 Machaeranthera pinosa Elmer
MAPU8 Machaeranthera pulverulenta (Nutt.) Greene
MARA8 Machaeranthera ramosa A. Nelson
MASE4 Machaeranthera selbyi Rydb.
MASHG Machaeranthera shastensis A. Gray var. glossophylla (Piper) Cronquist & D.D. Keck
MASHL Machaeranthera shastensis A. Gray var. latifolia (Cronquist) Cronquist & D.D. Keck
MASHM Machaeranthera shastensis A. Gray var. montana (Greene) Cronquist & D.D. Keck
MASP4 Machaeranthera spinulosa (Greene) Cory, non Amellus spinulosa Pursh
MASU3 Machaeranthera subalpina Greene
MASU6 Machaeranthera superba A. Nelson
MAVI7 Machaeranthera viscosa (Nutt.) Greene

Classification

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Rank Scientific Name and Common Name
Kingdom Plantae – Plants
Subkingdom Tracheobionta – Vascular plants
Superdivision Spermatophyta – Seed plants
Division Magnoliophyta – Flowering plants
Class Magnoliopsida – Dicotyledons
Subclass Asteridae
Order Asterales
Family Asteraceae – Aster family
Genus Machaeranthera Nees – tansyaster
Species Machaeranthera canescens (Pursh) A. Gray – hoary tansyaster
Subspecies Machaeranthera canescens (Pursh) A. Gray ssp. canescens – hoary tansyaster
Variety Machaeranthera canescens (Pursh) A. Gray ssp. canescens var. canescens – hoary tansyaster

Subordinate Taxa

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Legal Status

Wetland Status

Interpreting Wetland Status

Synonyms

DICA18  Dieteria canescens (Pursh) Nutt.

Top Level Regions
Arid West UPL
Great Plains UPL
Midwest FAC
Northcentral & Northeast FAC
Western Mountains, Valleys, and Coast FAC

Wildlife

Food

Source Large Mammals Small Mammals Water Birds Terrestrial Birds

Cover

Source Large Mammals Small Mammals Water Birds Terrestrial Birds

Description of Values

Value Class Food Cover